Butter Pecan Chews

Butter Pecan Chews

Love pecan pie? Get the same great flavor in an easy bar cookie.

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1 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
tablespoons granulated sugar
cup butter or margarine, softened
eggs, separated
2 1/2
cups packed light brown sugar
teaspoon vanilla
teaspoon salt
cup chopped pecans
cup flaked coconut
tablespoons powdered sugar
  1. Heat oven to 375°F. Grease 13x9-inch pan with butter.
  2. In medium bowl, mix flour, granulated sugar and butter. Press mixture in bottom of pan. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until light brown.
  3. Meanwhile, in large bowl, beat egg yolks, brown sugar, vanilla and salt with electric mixer. Stir in pecans and coconut. In small bowl, beat egg whites with electric mixer until foamy. Fold into egg yolk mixture.
  4. Remove partially baked crust from oven. Spread filling evenly over crust. Reduce oven temperature to 350°F.
  5. Bake 25 to 30 minutes or until deep golden brown and center is set. Sprinkle powdered sugar over bars. Cool on cooling rack. Cut into 6 rows by 6 rows.
Makes 36 bars
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Did You Know?
Lisa Chambers from Fort Ashby, WV created this recipe for a Celebrate the Season Holiday Cookie Contest.
"A decadent bar cookie, indicative of little pecan pies, these are truly rich and luscious. This recipe has been a family favorite for years and friends have requested an entire pan, just for themselves, as they are that good." Lisa Chambers

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Bar)
  • Calories 160
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 30mg;
  • Sodium 75mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 22g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 17g),
  • Protein 1g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    • 0 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.